Be a Good Ancestor

Seventh Generation Fund is an Indigenous non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples and the sovereignty of our distinct Nations. We offer an integrated program of advocacy, small grants, training and technical assistance, media experience and fiscal management, lending our support and extensive expertise to Indigenous grassroots communities. Learn about us, the programs and services we provide, our grantmaking guidelines and giving philosophies, upcoming events, online publications and so much more!

Seventh Generation Fund Online Store

Find what you're looking for yourself or great gifts for your friends. You'll find unique merchandise with our art on t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, and more.

Building Power Resource Center

The Building Power & Optimizing Impact Pilot is an initiative supporting supporting emerging Native nonprofits in the four-state region of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. This initiative supports community-generated strategies for building culturally relevant and sustainable prosperity through community empowerment with a special focus on reservation based projects and those serving reservation communities. Click here to learn more...

Building Power Resource Center

The Building Power and Optimizing Impact Pilot is an initiative supporting emerging Native nonprofits in the four-state region of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota.  This initiative supports community-generated strategies for building culturally relevant and sustainable prosperity through community empowerment with a special focus on reservation based projects and those serving reservation communities.

How to Apply

Learn how to apply for a grant from SGF by reviewing the handout we created of Grant Making Guidelines as well as Selection Criteria, and download the grant application. Please read and review all materials before submitting a grant proposal for consideration, as incomplete grant applications are difficult to process.  

Media Center

Our Media Department provides Training and Technological Support, Develops Media Projects, Affiliate Project Audio and Visual Assistance and in addition to training's and technical support, we have produced a series of short films with a verity of Indigenous Communities to bring awareness to a variety of issues facing Indigenous Peoples.

Resources

We offer a wide array of resources such as: Grant Making Guidelines, Proposal Writing Handbook, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations Conference Room Papers, Toolkits and several other writings.

  • Our Mission

    Founded in 1977, the Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development emerged from a call from Indigenous communities in the Americas during the cultural, social and political renaissance era of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

  • How to Apply

    Learn how to apply for a grant from SGF by reviewing the handout we created of Grant Making Guidelines as well as Selection Criteria, and download the grant application.

  • Events, Convenings & Technical Assistance

    Through the years, one of our most appropriate roles which has developed is that of “convener” and we have taken the lead to coordinate and bring together, for peer centered learning and exchange, thousands of Indigen

  • Media Center

    Our Media Department provides Training and Technological Support, Develops Media Projects, Affiliate Project Audio and Visual Assistance and in addition to training's and technical support, we have produced a ser

  • Resources

    We offer a wide array of resources such as: Grant Making Guidelines, Proposal Writing Handbook, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations Conference Room Papers, Toolkits and several other writin

  • Services

    Providing many Indigenous communities with numerous integrated services such as, small grants, leadership development, financial management, media training, peer learning and program related technical assistance.

  • Building Power Resource Center

    The Building Power & Optimizing Impact Pilot is an initiative supporting supporting emerging Native nonprofits in the four-state region of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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